Life of William Blake. Alexander Gilchrist.

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Life of William Blake

London and Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1863.

First edition. Two volumes. Original fine-pebbled brown cloth with superb ornately pictorial gilt front covers and intricately blindstamped rear covers, gilt lettering on spines. Original green endpapers. Frontispiece engraving by Jeens in volume 1 and exquisite folding plate in volume two engraved by Charles Simms. Full of Blake illustrations, the definitive work on Blake to this point. A heavy two volume set, rarely seen in presentable condition, our copy in superb condition with slight wear to extremities and both bindings in need of strengthening. Unsophisticated and untouched.

Price: $1,750.00   Item #1329

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